Nov 28, 2013; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns tailback Joe Bergeron runs the ball against the Texas Tech Red Raiders during the first quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for January 29, 2014


Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Wednesday, January 29th.

Texas Longhorns Recruiting Notes – Burnt Orange Nation

There’s no way to sugarcoat it. It’s been a bad week for the Longhorns in recruiting. It won’t last forever, but it probably feels that way for a lot of Texas fans out there.

The Hot Board: Which recruits could still pick Texas? – Dallas Morning News

Even when Texas struggles to score their preferred recruits, it doesn’t mean there aren’t viable alternatives. The Dallas Morning News sees a pair of defensive tackles and a running back in the Longhorns’ future.

Sorry Texas, but I choose Texas A&M – ESPN

ESPN’s Max Olson provides the background to Otaro Alaka’s decision to bypass the Longhorns in favor of A&M.

Five players who could break out in 2014 – Dallas Morning News

To end on a positive note, the Dallas Morning News breaks down the top candidates to have break out campaigns in this upcoming season. It serves as a reminder that there is plenty of talent at Texas even if they failed to live up to their potential in 2013.

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